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Continuing Education
Please review current course offerings from the Massachusetts Society of Optomentrists.

TPA Clinical Program
Have you completed your 90-hour didactic, but still need your 30-hour clinical? The MSO, in conjunction with The New England College of Optometry, can coordinate your preceptorship. Call the MSO at 508-875-7900.  
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6 Hour Course

Topics:

  • The Optos Scanning System -- William Jones, O.D., FAAO
  • Central & Branch Vein Occlusion -- Adam Beck, M.D.
  • Lifestyle and Genetic Risk Factors for Age-related Macular Degeneration -- Johanna Seddon, M.D.
  • Anti-VEGF Therapy in the Treatment of Age-related Macular Degeneration -- Tina Cleary, M.D.
  • Diabetic Retinopathy: Clinical Practice Recommendations -- Jerry Cavallerano, O.D.
Registration begins at 8:00am.

Sunday, November 05, 2006

Location: Best Western Royal Plaza 181 Boston Post Road West Marlborough, MA 01752
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
Fee: Regular $119, Members $69
3 Hour Course

Topic:

  • Contact Lenses -- Steve Byrnes, O.D., FAAO
This event is currently sold out. Please contact the MSO at 508-875-7900 to be put on a waiting list.

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Location: Clark University Graduate Center 1671 Worcester Road (Route 9) Framingham, MA 01701
Time: 9:30am-12:30pm
Fee: Regular $60, Members $30
3 Hour Course

Topic:

  • CPR -- Charlie Olson
This event is currently sold out. Please contact the MSO at 508-875-7900 to be put on a waiting list.

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Location: Clark University Graduate Center 1671 Worcester Road (Route 9) Framingham, MA 01701
Time: 9:30am-12:30pm
Fee: Regular $60, Member $30
January 7, 2007 - 6 Hours
Various Topics
Topics include: "Marketing Your Practice On the Internet" by David Pearce; "My Top Ten Cases" by Matt Garston, O.D.; and "Modern Orthokethotology" by Ronald Watanabe, O.D.

Sunday, January 07, 2007

Location: Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough, MA 01752
Time: 9am-4pm
Fee: Member: $89......Nonmember: $139
Contact: The MSO
January 28, 2007 - TLC Sunday -- 6 Hours

Lectures include: Advances in Corneal / Anterior Segment Surgery with Drs. Lampariello and Villazon; Refractive Surgery Complications with Drs. Lampariello and Villazon; Ocular Trauma with Dr. Jeffrey Roth; and Interesting Cases from the Routine to the Bizarre, with Dr. Jeffrey Roth.

Sunday, January 28, 2007

Location: Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel 181 Boston Post Road West Marlborough, MA 01752
Time: 9am-4pm
Fee: Member: $89......Nonmember: $139
Contact: The MSO
February 14, 2007 - 3 Hours: SOLD OUT!
Various Topics
Topics include: "Venous Occlusive Disease" by James Aylward, O.D.; and "OCT Imaging In Retinal Vascular Pathology" by Robert Dunphy, O.D.

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Location: Clark University Graduate Management Center, 1671 Worcester Road, Framinghma, MA 01701
Time: 9:30am-12:30pm
Fee: Member: $40............Nonmember: $70
Contact: The MSO
March 18, 2007 - NECO Day - 6 Hours
Various Topics
Topics include "Peripheral Retinal Disorders" by Tony Cavallerano, O.D.; "The Impact of Innovation and Technology," by Clifford Scott, O.D.; "Primary Care Neuro: Aniscoria and Ptosis" by Daniel Kurtz, O.D.; and "Recurrent Corneal Erosion and Matrix Metalloproteinase" by Mark O'Donoghue, O.D.

Sunday, March 18, 2007

Location: Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough, MA 01752
Time: 9am-4pm
Fee: Member: $89......Nonmember: $139
Contact: The MSO
April 4, 2007 - Vision Therapy Day - 3 Hours -- SOLD OUT!

Topics include: "Top Ten Tips & Techniques for Vision Therapy" by Cathy Stern, O.D.; and "Pediatric Vision Therapy" by Indra Mohindra, O.D.

Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Location: Clark University Graduate Management Center, 1671 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01701
Time: 9:30am-12:30pm
Fee: Member: $40............Nonmember: $70
Contact: The MSO at 508-875-7900
October 17, 2007 - CPR Course - 3 Hours -- SOLD OUT!

Course taught by Charlie Olson, who is certified by the American Heart Association.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Location: Clark University Graduate Management Center, 1671 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01701
Time: 9:30am-12:30pm
Fee: Member: $40............Nonmember: $70
Contact: The MSO at 508-875-7900
November 4, 2007 - 6 Hours
Various Topics
Topics include: "Retinal Manifestations of Retinal Vascular Disease," "Inflammatory Fundus Disorders," and "Retinal/Vitreous Grand Rounds," all by Leo Semes, O.D.; and "Vision Dysfunction Following a Neurological Event" by William Padula, O.D.

Sunday, November 04, 2007

Location: Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough, MA 01752
Time: 9am-4pm
Fee: Member: $89......Nonmember: $139
Contact: The MSO at 508-875-7900
December 5, 2007 - Last Course of the Year -- 3 Hours -- SOLD OUT!
Lens Day
Lectures include: "Using the Most Appropriate Lens Material" and "Advanced Technology Involving Progressive Addition Lens Designs," both by Blair Wong, A.B.O.M.

Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Location: Clark University Graduate Management Center, 1671 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01701
Time: 9:30am-12:30pm
Fee: Member: $40............Nonmember: $70
Contact: The MSO at 508-875-7900
MSO TLC Sunday - 6 Hours

6 Hours of COPE-approved courses by TLC Doctors.

Sunday, February 10, 2008

Location: Best Western Royal Plaza, 181 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough, MA 01752
Time: 9AM-4PM
Fee: $100 (member rate); $150 (nonmember rate)
Contact: 508-875-7900
MSO CE Wednesday - 3 Hours

Low Vision w/ Eli Peli, M.Sc., O.D.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Location: Clark University Graduate Management Center, 1671 Worcester Road (Route 9), Framingham, MA 01701
Time: 9:30AM-12:30PM
Fee: $45 (member); $75 (nonmember)
Contact: 508-875-7900
MSO CE Sunday - 6 Hours

Lectures include Ocular telemedicine & Diabetic Retinopathy with Jerry Cavallerano, O.D., Ph.D.; Legal/Malpractice Issues with Jean-Claude Sakellarios, J.D.; and Specialty Contact Lenses with Stephen Byrnes, O.D. Please note that all lectures and lecturers are subject to change. All courses are COPE-approved.

Sunday, March 02, 2008

Location: Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough, MA 01752
Time: 9AM-4PM
Fee: $100 (member rate); $150 (nonmember rate)
Contact: 508-875-7900
MSO CE Marathon Sunday - 8 Hours

Lectures include Fabry's disease; Sports Vision/Visual Fields with Dan Laby, M.D., Eye Doctor for the Boston Red Sox; Cataract Complications with Matt Garston, O.D.; and Macular Injections and Dry Macular Degeneration with Williams Tang, M.D. Please see the Events page for exact times. Note that lectures and lecturers are subject to change.

Sunday, April 06, 2008

Location: Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough, MA 01752
Time: 8AM-5PM
Fee: $110 (member); $175 (nonmember)
Contact: 508-875-7900
MSO CE Sunday - 6 Hours

Courses: "Glaucoma Digital Imaging," with Robert Dunphy, O.D.; "Infant Eye Exams," with Andrea Thau, O.D.; and "Ocular Plastics," with Alan Fay, O.D.

Saturday, May 03, 2008

Location: Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Rd West, Marlborough, MA
Time: 9am-5pm
Fee: $180 (Reg); $110 (MSO Member)
Contact: 508-875-7900
MSO CE Sunday - 6 Hours

Courses: "Glaucoma Digital Imaging," with Robert Dunphy, O.D.; "Infant Eye Exams," with Andrea Thau, O.D.; and "Ocular Plastics," with Alan Fay, O.D.

Saturday, May 03, 2008

Location: Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Rd West, Marlborough, MA
Time: 9am-5pm
Fee: $180 (Reg); $110 (MSO Member)
Contact: 508-875-7900
MSO CE Wednesday - 3 Hours

Anterior segment lecture with Mary Daly, M.D.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Location: Clark University Graduate Management Center, 1671 Worcester Road (Route 9), Framingham, MA 01701
Time: 9:30AM-12:30PM
Fee: $45 (member); $75 (nonmember)
Contact: 508-875-7900
MSO CE Sunday - 6 Hours

Topics include Oral Pharmacology & Medical-Legal Billing & Coding with John McGreal, O.D.; and Peripheral Retinal Disorders with Anthony Cavallerano, O.D. Please see the MSO Event Calendar and CE Brochure for exact times. Note that lectures and lecturers are subject to change.

Sunday, November 09, 2008

Location: Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough, MA 01752
Time: 9AM-4PM
Fee: $100 (member rate); $150 (nonmember rate)
Contact: 508-875-7900
MSO CE Wednesday - 3 Hours

Contact Lenses lecture with John Herman, O.D.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Location: Clark University Graduate Management Center 1671 Worcester Road (Route 9) Framingham, MA 01701
Time: 9:30AM-12:30PM
Fee: $45 (member); $75 (nonmember)
Contact: 508-875-7900
MSO CE Wednesday - 3 Hours
CPR Course
CPR Course with Charlie Olson, American Heart Association.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Location: Clark University Graduate Management Center 1671 Worcester Road (Route 9) Framingham, MA 01701
Time: 9:30AM-12:30PM
Fee: $45 (member); $75 (nonmember)
Contact: 508-875-7900
MSO TLC Sunday - 6 Hours
Refractive Surgery Co-Management
6 Hours of COPE-approved courses sponsored by TLC Laser Eye Centers.

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Location: Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Rd West, Marlborough, MA
Time: 9AM-4PM
Fee: $160 (Reg); $105 (MSO Member)
Contact: 508-875-7900
MSO CE Wednesday - 3 Hours

"Dry Eye," with Dr. Walter Potaznick & "Ocular Emergencies," with Dr. Walter Potaznick

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Location: Clark University Graduate Management Center, 1671 Worcester Rd (Route 9), Framingham, MA 01701
Time: 9:30am-12:30pm
Fee: $80 (Reg); $50 (MSO Member)
Contact: 508-875-7900
MSO CE Sunday - 6 Hours

Courses Include: "Electronic Patient Records," with Dave Mills, O.D.; "Board of Registration Guidelines," with Representatives from the MA State Board of Optometry; "AMD Treatments - Dry & Wet," with Matt Garston, O.D.; and "Anomalies for Primary Care ODs" with Richard Laudon, O.D.

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Location: Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Rd West, Marlborough, MA
Time: 9am-4pm
Fee: $160 (Reg); $105 (MSO Member)
MSO CE Wednesday - 3 Hours

"Vision and Preventing Falls With Elderly Patients," with Dr. Gary Chu, O.D., MPH

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Location: Clark University Graduate Management Center, 1671 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA
Time: 9:30am-12:30pm
Fee: $80 (Reg); $50 (MSO Member)
Contact: 508-875-7900
MSO CE Sunday - 7 Hours

Courses: "Glaucoma Digital Imaging," with Robert Dunphy, O.D.; "Infant Eye Exams," with Andrea Thau, O.D.; and "Ocular Plastics," with Alan Fay, O.D.

Sunday, May 03, 2009

Location: Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Rd West, Marlborough, MA
Time: 9am-5pm
Fee: $180 (Reg); $110 (MSO Member)
Contact: 508-875-7900
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